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Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: 12/16//2022

Shift:                               2nd & 3rd

Security Clearance:      No Clearance





Provides emergency medical response as a first responder. Responds to all fires for fire suppression. Responds to hazardous material spills. Responds to rescues as a rescue team member. Provides fire protection and prevention up to par with all local regulations.  



  • Responds to fire and emergency calls as a member of a fire company
  • Lays hose, carries and sets up ladders, and uses fire equipment to extinguish fires and make rescues
  • Administers first aid
  • Participates in pre-fire and fire prevention inspections
  • Participates in drills and training activities
  • Operates department emergency and non-emergency apparatus
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned



  • Must have basic knowledge of Firefighting, theories and concepts in the field and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered including:
    • Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Firefighter 1 skills
    • Successful Completion of CSFM Firefighter 1
    • Must have a current CPAT or Biddle
    • Medical treatment up to par with San Diego protocol
    • Capable in most aspects of emergency care, firefighting and rescues
    • Techniques used to recognize health and safety hazards
    • Working with hazardous materials and able to successfully contain and clean and mitigate disposal methods
    • Safe operation of tools and machinery
    • Use of computer software programs (MS Office, iOS applications)
  • Must have the ability to provide solutions to routine technical problems
  • Must be able to render aid on medical and trauma emergencies including treatment and turn over to a higher level of medical authority if needed
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, in both oral and written applications in order to successfully interact with other firefighters, employees and management




While performing the duties of this position, the employee must be able to work at heights and in confining or restricted spaces aboard vessels under construction/repair.  Daily inspections require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding, observing use of tools and operation of equipment/machinery. Physical dexterity must allow for bending, reaching, climbing, crawling, and working on ladders and scaffolding.  Must be physically able to walk to all yard locations.  Must be able to handle stressful situations.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of weight.  Visual abilities required include close, distance and peripheral vision, depth perception and color recognition.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to vapors, gases, dust, welding/burning fumes, and smoke.  Must be able to spend up to 70% of time in an outdoor shipyard environment in all climates. The noise level is usually moderate to extremely noisy 70% of the time, which may include sirens, horns, chipping, and hammering.  Must be able to work under stressful conditions and in undesirable atmospheres. Able to accomplish any task with Full PPE including but not limited to full turn outs, helmet and an SCBA.



Ensures NASSCO’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program meets company and regulatory requirements and is effectively implemented.  Responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the Safety and Fire Departments and for administering NASSCO’s Fire Management System. 


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